Easy Red Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Curry (Gluten Free)

April 10, 2014

It feels a bit incongruous to be posting this hearty, warming recipe for red lentil, sweet potato, and coconut curry just as everyone gets excited about spring temperatures, but it’s so good that I can’t help myself. I shared this curry on Food52 a few weeks ago, as part of my vegan lunch series. It’s […]

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Easy, Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt

March 27, 2014
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This coconut milk yogurt should really be called “cheater’s” coconut milk yogurt,” or something like that. You see, homemade yogurt is supposed to involve fermentation, or kefir grains, or a yogurt maker, or any number of proper and time-honored yogurt-making techniques. I used none of the above. This yogurt is what you should make when […]

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Vanilla Matcha Avocado Smoothie

March 6, 2014
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It’s been a while since I posted a recipe, and I’m easing back into the swing of things with something super simple: a smoothie. My post-bacc friends used to tease me that they could tell I had an exam looming if I started posting more smoothie recipes than usual, but I promise that this one […]

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Curried Red Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup with Kale and Toasted Chickpeas

February 5, 2014
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I’m back! Thanks for bearing with my absence, folks. I needed some time to get over the flu and give myself a bit of TLC. As you might imagine, I’ve been doing only scant cooking in the last week or so, but as soon as the worst of it was over, I did set about […]

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Radicchio Salad with Endives, Orange, and Walnuts

January 13, 2014
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I’m having a love affair with citrus this winter. I’ve been putting orange and grapefruit juice in my vinaigrettes, orange sections in nearly all of my salads, and lemon zest onto roasted and steamed vegetables. Nothing adds freshness to food quite the way citrus does: it’s lively without being overpowering. Orange is one of the […]

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Raw Vegan Brownie Bites

November 12, 2013
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It’s a Tuesday night express post! Fortunately, there’s only so much words can do to enhance the appeal of raw brownie bites, which are mighty enticing as it is. The idea for these raw, vegan brownie bites came from the raw chocolate cupcakes I posted recently. Indeed, it’s essentially the same recipe (walnuts, cacao nibs, […]

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Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup with Kale and Coconut Bacon

November 7, 2013

This soup (which is also featured today on Food52 as part of my Vegan Lunch series) is an embodiment of everything I love about fall (from a culinary standpoint, that is–I also love cold weather, the leaves changing, and the crisp, energizing air!). It’s warming, grounding, and it features root vegetables that have been roasted […]

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